Episode 45-Trad in the Classroom

Shannon Heaton's show about trad music and dance, and the bigger stories behind Irish, Scottish, and other Celtic traditions. Episode 45-Trad in the Classroom There’s no definitive Irish or Scottish music method book. A lot of seasoned practitioners learned their...

Episode 44-Not Easy Playing Green

Shannon Heaton's show about trad music and dance, and the bigger stories behind Irish, Scottish, and other Celtic traditions. Episode 44-Not Easy Playing Green The topic of sustainable travel for touring musicians has been reframed, as Covid-19 has cancelled most...

Episode 43-From the Fringe to the Fore

Shannon Heaton's show about trad music and dance, and the bigger stories behind Irish, Scottish, and other Celtic traditions. Episode 43-From the Fringe to the Fore The role of instruments in Celtic traditions can be fickle: newer voices (like the tenor banjo) are...

Episode 42-The Long Arm of the Tradition

Shannon Heaton's show about trad music and dance, and the bigger stories behind Irish, Scottish, and other Celtic traditions. Episode 42-The Long Arm of the Tradition Persistent infections like Covid-19, social injustice, and racism loom large. And still, these little...

Quarantine Compositions for all

September 19, 020 – Our family has been isolating for over half a year now. We’ve been running sessions, music lessons, daily little kid livestreams (that’s my husband Matt’s gig), and home/lifeschooling our kid HERE. At home. And I’ve...